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To become a data scientist, you have to start somewhere. This is that place. Our free data science course — there’s no catch, and not even a credit card required — is made to be accessible to everyone. This is a free opportunity to learn the basics of data science while also gauging your interest in full-time data science bootcamps and the data science field as a whole.

Our curriculum is designed to be both thorough yet understandable, insuring students quickly grasp the basic concepts of data science, such as Python, SQL and Machine Learning, while going deep in the areas needed to qualify for top bootcamp programs.

This course is the best way to explore whether you’re passionate about data science as a career, with real-world projects and tools that reflect the life of a career data scientist.

Students of our Data Science Bootcamp Prep get priority when they apply to our career-change Immersive Data Science Bootcamp course.

At Flatiron School, students learn by building. Data Science Bootcamp Prep students leave the course with the beginnings of an impressive project portfolio to demonstrate their proficiency with fundamental data science concepts.

- 29 lessons
- Introduction
- DataTypes
- Introduction to Variables
- Python Collections
- Visualizing in Python
- Looping
- Functions
- Conditionals
- Iterator Functions

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- Expressing Functions
- Derivatives

- 3 lessons
- Gradient Descent with Calculus

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Learn the fundamentals of data science, including Python, SQL, and machine learning.